I can only imagine that there’s some Ron Swanson-like city employee who is absolutely monkey-wrenching any opportunity to make biking in Scottsdale better than it is. That’s my conclusion after my latest attempt to put in some hard miles in…
I won’t drink until I soil myself. I’ll cut back on snorting rat poison. I’ll quit inhaling high-fructose corn syrup by the troughful. These are the spirit of New Year’s resolutions: things we won’t do anymore. Me? I don’t do…
The people who built the FINS trails in the Estrella community of Southwest Phoenix are up to their old tricks again – but this time, they seem to be building new Estrella trails with the blessing of landowners. I went out…
Pitch in with your opinion on the best hydration packs … and help me decide what will replace my crusty, gross old Camelbak MULE.
I start thinking about the cost of mountain biking and find something surprising – over a long enough period of time, each ride isn’t all that expensive.
If you want to be good to your dog, keep it leashed in public. Fido AND cyclists like me will thank you for it because we’ll all be a lot safer.
Mountain biking can make you look cool. Just learn which style buttons to push. Follow this advice and boost your mountain bike cred, no matter how bad your skills and stamina!
There’s talk that Prescott mountain bike trails are making the city a national destination. Find out if it’s true – or just hometown hype.
I hate most mountain bike reviews. Find out why, and how I approach gear reviews to make them more interesting and more relevant.
A closer look at my gross old mountain bike helmet makes me realize that it’s time for a new one. Check out some that I considered – and the one I wound up buying.
I take my first ride on new trails near Pima & Dynamite in Scottsdale. How did city workers do on this trail project? Read on to find out.
Bike mechanics know when you’ve been abusing or neglecting your bike – just like the dentist can tell that your choppers haven’t seen floss for the last four years. Here are some of the least-believable lines you can spring on your local mechanic.
I’m not much for the group-think that can plague mountain biking: You have to ride a 29er; you have to be on Strava. And of course, you absolutely must ride a RockFoxocchi. But I found an alternative to the usual suspects of mountain bike suspension.
I’ve discovered a new brand of mountain bike happiness. Something about my latest bike – its Gates Carbon Belt Drive, X-Fusion Slide 29 fork and overall feel – makes me giddy on every ride so far.
One of my favorite mountain bike trails just got a little nip and tuck. Find out if it’s good, bad or ugly.
Surprising absolutely no sane person, Lance Armstrong admitted to Oprah – and an extra-large slice of her viewership – that he doped. And I really don’t care.
Who makes bike parts that stand up to years of hard use? Here’s where I sing the praises of those who are worthy – and ask about your tried-but-true favorites.
I’m back from my first trip to Minneapolis – and ready to share a quick overview of what I thought of the Twin Cities.
Guest writer Amanda gives us a look at bicycling holidays in Yorkshire County, UK. Roadies, cyclo-crossers and mountain bikers alike will find a reason to check out Yorkshire.
Portland is a bike-friendly city, for sure. But mountain bikes take a backseat to commuters and roadies. What bike shops in Portland are the center of its mountain bike scene?